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  • The app says 'woof': Technology eases worries for pet owners

    The app says 'woof': Technology eases worries for pet owners
    Maureen Royer leaves her 13-year-old dog, Rubie, at home while she works every day, but she doesn't worry that the dog walker won't show up. Royer gets an email every time Rubie's dog walker arrives that tells her not only when the visit started, but...
  • Coachella pit bull Gideon left to die, but wins hearts worldwide

    Coachella pit bull Gideon left to die, but wins hearts worldwide
    When she first saw him, cuts covered his beaten body, fear shimmered in his eyes. Whoever owned the starving pit bull had abandoned him near the Coachella desert, possibly for months, before Annie Hart of the Bill Foundation drove from Los Angeles to...
  • Nickelodeon's 'Sam and Cat' On Hiatus Amid Tension Behind the Scenes

    "Sam and Cat" is the hottest live-action series entry on Nickelodeon in the past few years, but the pressure of a 40-episode production schedule seems to be wearing on its teenage stars, Jenette McCurdy and Ariana Grande. The series has gone on hiatus...
  • In Theory: Should churches take a position on fracking?

    In Theory: Should churches take a position on fracking?
    Having recently made legal claims to historical gas and mineral rights under vast tracts of British land, the Church of England has taken a position against those who oppose hydraulic fracturing, or fracking — the process of breaking up rock...
  • Dog care — easier than Obamacare

    Dog care — easier than Obamacare
    It tells you everything you need to know about the U.S. healthcare system that you can get more comprehensive coverage for a dog than you can for a human being. I found this out when I delved recently into the nearly $600-million pet insurance market to...
  • California's pot industry poses dangers

    I found the article on the poisoning death of a scientist's dog one of the most frightening things I have read in ages. ("Was poisoning of scientist's dog a warning from Humboldt pot growers?," May 10) For decades, local, state and federal officials...
  • Tesla Motors' Elon Musk plans to build cars that fly and swim

    Tesla Motors' Elon Musk plans to build cars that fly and swim
    Elon Musk, the California entrepreneur who heads electric car company Tesla Motors and rocket builder SpaceX, wants to combine aspects of each by developing a car that can fly. “We could definitely make a flying car -- but that's not the hard...
  • Great Dane dined on 43 socks; all were removed in successful surgery

    Great Dane dined on 43 socks; all were removed in successful surgery
    A 140-pound Great Dane in Portland, Ore., is making headlines after a veterinarian found 43 1/2 socks in the dog’s stomach during surgery. The incident happened in February but only recently became public after the animal hospital where the...
  • Man charged with murder says he didn't know his dogs could kill

    Man charged with murder says he didn't know his dogs could kill
    A dog owner charged with murder in the mauling death last year of a woman in northern Los Angeles County testified Wednesday that he had no idea his pit bulls were capable of such an act. Alex Jackson, 31, told the Lancaster court that he had an...
  • West Hollywood mayor, others want a more dog-friendly park design

    West Hollywood mayor, others want a more dog-friendly park design
    The city of West Hollywood has spared no expense in a lavish makeover of its central park. First came a chic library and rooftop tennis courts, to the tune of $61 million. Just approved is an additional $86 million in amenities, including two rooftop...
  • Gordo, the dog hit by a van during a police chase, is out of surgery

    Gordo, the dog hit by a van during a police chase, is out of surgery
    Gordo, the small white dog who was struck by a fleeing van during a police pursuit on live TV and won the hearts of viewers, was recovering from surgery Thursday night. In a statement, Advanced Critical Care, Emergency and Specialty Services in Culver...